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Entergy Transmission Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana

Transmission Specialist

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Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy


This position works with supervision, but is largely self-directed. Performs a wide variety of design engineering, maintenance, and operations activities related to routine, non-routine, and emergency restoration duties. Project areas may include grid/system design, operations and maintenance, asset management, and reliability. This position performs highly technical activities, requiring extensive experience and skills.


  • Performs a wide variety of engineering support activities in transmission-related areas such as design, maintenance, and operations.

  • Uses engineering and/or technical principles, best practices, and knowledge of internal and external business issues to solve problems, develop cost-effective, technically sound solutions, and improve products or services.

  • Applies knowledge of engineering and/or technical principles in evaluating alternatives, making decisions, and interpreting/employing applicable electrical codes, procedures, standards, processes, and policies. Provides leadership and direction to others in the department.

  • Supports activities to comply with applicable industry standards (i.e., NERC, SERC) and other utility regulations, as required.

  • Works with other disciplines within the Transmission organization and other company business units to achieve stated goals.

  • Assist with storm/emergency restoration efforts as necessary.


Minimum education required of the position

Technical Degree (2-year Associate or 4-year Bachelor's) and/or years of operational experience in electric utilities commensurate with progression level (20 years for Sr Trans Spec)

Minimum experience required of the position

Transmission Specialist: 4 years of experience with a 4 year Bachelor’s degree, 8 years with a 2-year associates degree, 12 with supervisory experience, and 16 without a degree

Transmission Specialist Sr: 8 years with 4-year Bachelor's degree, 12 years with 2-year associate degree, 16 years with supervisory experience, 20 years without degree.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Technical mastery of engineering and design principles. Recognized by peers (internal and external) as a master in their field. Mastering of relevant processes and policies, plus exceptional design skills and judgment. Consistently demonstrates good judgment. Mentors/leads other EAs and engineers. Good interpersonal skills along with strong written and oral communication skills. Good knowledge of Personal Computer operations and related software. Basic theory of electricity. Ability to interpret construction drawings. Ability to manage multiple activities and changing priorities. Ability to work well under pressure. Self-motivated and dependable team player. Good math skills. Required to work safely and follow all Entergy safety policies and procedures. Ability to recognize hazards in the workplace and have the ability to mitigate the hazards. Ability to maintain and care for Company equipment properly and safeguard assets. Demonstrated acceptance of a diverse and inclusive work environment and customer base. Ability to recognize opportunities for process improvement. Knowledgeable in MS Office software (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

This position is a billeted position that must be presented to, and approved by, the Transmission Lead Team.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 83980

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Design Engineer, Business Process, Engineering, Management

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